How does a work environment encourage creativity and collaboration? According to this month’s design news aggregate, there are many ways the workplace can impact employee behavior. Office design trends are making creative collaboration a key focus of the workplace, and research supports this direction.
Steelcase recently released research that demonstrates a correlation between the office environment and employee engagement. The workplace can drive the behaviors employers want to see demonstrated by staff, such as creativity, collaboration and innovation. Download the full report for details.
If you want to increase collaboration among your team, provide a larger lunch table. Inc. reported that research by the firm Humanyze found that a larger lunch table resulted in an increase in performance. This doesn’t surprise the Coalesse Design Group . Their designs for Potrero415 Tables are centered on establishing social focal points in the office where creative collaboration can thrive.
A recent article by the Guardian discusses the ability of a well-designed office, one that encourages social and collaborative interactions among staff, to attract young talent. Environments that inspire employees, complete with comfortable lounge furniture, table tennis tables and beautifully-crafted items, are attracting and retaining the best and brightest.
Creativity and collaboration are the buzz words of corporate management, but how do you actually foster creative collaboration? Creative Review shares five ways to kick start creativity in the office.
Industry experts are constantly prognosticating on how the office of the future will look and function. One thing is clear: it will focus on creativity and collaboration. Visit Fast Company for more office of the future predictions.
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